Nestled in the breathtaking region of Umbria, Italy, Christina and Paul’s wedding at Abbazia San Pietro in Valle was nothing short of a romantic fairytale. As an experienced wedding photographer in Italy, being entrusted to capture the delicate nuances of their day, shared with only 14 cherished guests, was a profound honor.
The ethereal ambiance of the celebration was enhanced by a dreamy palette of peaches, blush, and cream, adorning the venue with exquisite floral arrangements. Christina looked radiant in her off-the-shoulder gown and long veil, while Paul exuded timeless elegance in a classic Italian tuxedo. Every detail spoke to the couple’s vision of an intimate and romantic union.
A highlight of the day unfolded during the enchanting sunset portraits, where the warm hues of the setting sun painted a magical backdrop for capturing the essence of Christina and Paul’s love and the incredible setting of Abbazia San Pietro in Valle. Against the sweeping vistas of the Italian countryside, these moments became a testament to the undeniable beauty of love in one of the most picturesque regions in the world.
Seeing the intimate reception space for the first time was truly an enchanting moment. Surrounded by the warmth of loved ones, the newlyweds basked in the joy of togetherness within the charming walls of Abbazia San Pietro in Valle. The atmosphere was nothing short of magical, with each detail contributing to the overall sense of romance that permeated the celebration, oh and just wait until you see the cake!
My stay in the nearby town of Spoleto (I’ll write another blog post about that later) further deepened my appreciation for the rustic charm of the Italian countryside and its quaint small towns. For couples envisioning a romantic wedding in Umbria, Abbazia San Pietro in Valle stands as a symbol of timeless beauty and intimate celebration. I really love that all of the guests were able to stay on the property and do activities together like golfing, shopping, and wine tasting.
As an Umbria wedding photographer, I am excited about the prospect of continuing to capture these unforgettable moments, creating lasting memories for couples who choose this enchanting region for their special day. May the love that unfolded within the walls of Abbazia San Pietro in Valle continue to inspire couples seeking a dream wedding in the heart of Umbria, Italy.
This gorgeous wedding wouldn’t be possible without the amazing vendors that worked so hard to make this day possible for Christina & Paul.
- Wedding Photographer: Kelley Williams Photography // @kelleywphotos
- Wedding venue: Abbazia San Pietro in Valle // @abbaziasanpietroinvalle
- Wedding Planner: Silvia Melone // @silviameloneweddinginitaly
- Florals: Copihue Floral Studio // @copihue_floral_studio
- Hair & Makeup: Trine Juel // @trinejuel
- Paper Goods: Nikki Stanford Artistry // @nikkistanfordartistry
- Catering: Alloro Ristorante // @alloro_sanpietroinvalle
- Saxophone Player: Lorenzo Perracino // @lorenzoperracino
- DJ: Alessio Michetti // @alessiomichettidj